The benefits of playing in the subcontinent weren't merely geographic. At Chennai, weather conditions were relatively similar to what is experienced at Melbourne, and the surface of the courts at the SDAT Tennis Stadium were designed according to Australian standards.
Throughout the week, Divij Sharan and Purav Raja were the team to beat at the Chennai Open. The left hand-right hand combination were serving well and even more importantly, playing exceptionally at the net. At one stage, they would lose just three points on their serve in the entire set. But their dominant showing came […]